Suburban police accused of racially p...

Suburban police accused of racially profiling of Latinos

There are 98 comments on the www.post-gazette.com story from Sep 15, 2008, titled Suburban police accused of racially profiling of Latinos. In it, www.post-gazette.com reports that:

Melody Luchuck sits in her apartment with her wedding dress across her lap, holding a photo of herself with her fiance, Eduardo Vielma, who's awaiting deportation.

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“Home In Georgia Now”

Since: Jul 07

The "City of Gold" in Georgia

#1 Sep 15, 2008
Sniffle, sniffle,.

Inserts left finger into eye. Tear comes out.

Next story please.
Karen

United States

#2 Sep 15, 2008
It starts out like a soap opera! I don't pay attention to those either!

Since: Jun 08

Woodbridge, VA

#3 Sep 15, 2008
"The Vielmas admitted to being in the country illegally, the report said. Robinson Officer Matthew Maritz called U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and turned the pair over."

OK - yeah... they admit to being illegal what do they expect will happen?

Now, I feel that police should ask for ID from everyone they detain - there are illegals from all over the world and of all colors.

"Since May of last year, Ms. Martinez said, she has taken on about 20 cases involving immigrants who were stopped by police and inappropriately questioned about their legal status. One immigrant was pulled over for having a broken taillight. Another was walking down the side of a highway. Yet another was painting a house."

OK, two out of three here were in violation of a law. Last I knew, vehicles were supposed to be in working order and you could not walk down a highway (like those signs on the exit ramps). If the third was just painting a house and the police were not issuing a warrant, then I would have issues with that.

"Ms. Luchuck met Eduardo Vielma when she first moved the Pittsburgh about four years ago and found a job waiting tables at Bahama Breeze in Robinson. Mr. Vielma was a dishwasher there.

She had studied some Spanish in school, and they soon started dating. During one of their early dates, he made a confession to her: "You know I'm a 'wetback,' right?"

He told her how he had crossed illegally into the U.S. in search of a better life. He stayed briefly with family in Los Angeles and then came to Pittsburgh after a relative told him it was a good place."

She went into this KNOWING THERE WAS A RISK!!! And she has no one to blame but herself for her own STUPIDITY!

I have as much sympathy for her as I do the woman who loses her kids because she falls in love with a convicted sex offender and moves him in.

I would have more sympatht for her if she was lied to by her fiancee and was led to believe that he was here legally.

“Green card?”

Since: Jan 08

Tepic, Nayarit, Mexico

#4 Sep 15, 2008
Something similar to that happened with me and my wife, after dating for a couple of weeks I confessed something to her that was my darkest secret. She excepted me for what I was, a lesbian trapped in a mans body. Now you know!
Don

Englewood, CO

#5 Sep 15, 2008
Well hell. I was recently pulled over in a traffic check. Had my papers and then left. I'm so tired of the B.S. by foreigners. Maybe you should convince your illegal alien friends and family to leave!
LocknLoad

Cary, NC

#7 Sep 15, 2008
At a recent traffic check in my area, they got 15 drunk drivers in two hours. Of the 15, 10 where hispanik, immigration status unknown. And the ACLU was there and thought everything was just proper too because everyone blew into the machine. However, what really got me was the 23 driving without a license, and the 36 driving without insurance or proper registration, of which about 75% were hispanik, unknown status.

Maybe this is what John Edwards means by two American's. One for law abiding citizens who pay taxes, pay insurance, work for a living and obey the laws, and the other is hispanik America, where they don't pay insurance, break the laws, live large on welfare, and then spit on our Flag.
Glory

La Puente, CA

#8 Sep 15, 2008
Rogerg wrote:
Something similar to that happened with me and my wife, after dating for a couple of weeks I confessed something to her that was my darkest secret. She excepted me for what I was, a lesbian trapped in a mans body. Now you know!
OMG....you are too much....I can't stop laughing.......
Glory

La Puente, CA

#9 Sep 15, 2008
By her knowing and not doing anything about it, isn't that aiding and abetting? Wouldn't it also qualify as committing a treasonous act against the United States and our laws? FELONY..........
Dan

Englewood, CO

#10 Sep 15, 2008
"They" probably feel she's suffered enough, sniffling into her wedding dress.
Hump

Frisco, TX

#12 Sep 15, 2008
Hay Jerome Sherman, Itís called illegal aliens and not undocumented Mexican immigrants. You make it sound so cute in your article . I see that Jacqueline Martinez got to you. EVEYONE HERE ILLAGALY SHOULD BE TURNED OVER TO THE FEDERAL ATHORITYS. NO EXCEPTIONS!!!! That goes for you even if youíre getting married in 2 weeks. The only shame in it is that only 2 illegals were flushed out. Come here to Texas and see what Robinson will look like in 10 years because of the ďregionís newest immigrants ". Better hire some new officers chief. While youíre at it, close the hospitals now before they lose millions of dollars servicing your newest immigrants. Best of luck to you.

“Home In Georgia Now”

Since: Jul 07

The "City of Gold" in Georgia

#13 Sep 15, 2008
Rogerg wrote:
Something similar to that happened with me and my wife, after dating for a couple of weeks I confessed something to her that was my darkest secret. She excepted me for what I was, a lesbian trapped in a mans body. Now you know!
KERPLUNK!!!

That was the sound as my ass hit the floor.

Since: Feb 08

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#14 Sep 15, 2008
Racial profiling is how "Latinos" define anybody who enforces laws they don't want to obey.

UGH!

“are you bent over yet?”

Since: Jul 08

small town Iowa

#15 Sep 15, 2008
Too bad for little ole Melody losing her poor ole undocumented Mexican Immigrant. She found out he is nothing more than a low life fence bending ILLEGAL ALIEN and, a low life thief to boot. Poor Melody dripping tears over her wedding dress. And I feel so bad for the local Immigrant Advocate for the "blatant example of racial profiling" What an injustice to these scum ball thieves. These advocate groups need to get a grip on themselves and poor Melody and take her by the hand and drag her over the border fence and have a nice wedding in the local cantina! Please do let the door hit you in the arse as you cross over that fence!
Mary

Warren, OH

#16 Sep 15, 2008
I agree with Tally. Every time we try to enforce our laws, these big mouth invaders scream racial profiling. Hasn't anyone told them yet mexican nor hispanic is a race? mexican is a NATIONALITY and hispanic is a CULTURE. But racism sounds so much uglier,doesn't it? They're like a bunch of little, imbecilic children. They think if they call us enough bad names we'll go away and leave them alone. NOT gonna happen.

Since: Feb 08

Location hidden

#18 Sep 15, 2008
Mary wrote:
I agree with Tally. Every time we try to enforce our laws, these big mouth invaders scream racial profiling. Hasn't anyone told them yet mexican nor hispanic is a race? mexican is a NATIONALITY and hispanic is a CULTURE. But racism sounds so much uglier,doesn't it? They're like a bunch of little, imbecilic children. They think if they call us enough bad names we'll go away and leave them alone. NOT gonna happen.
Good, Mary. They NEVER stop vocalizing their demands. We need to jettison the terms that have been pounded into our head when we vocalize our demands.
Racist, bigot, Nazi, hater, Xenophobe, KKK.....
squawman

Buena Park, CA

#19 Sep 15, 2008
Ms Taletha wrote:
Racial profiling is how "Latinos" define anybody who enforces laws they don't want to obey.
UGH!
My wifes an Apache half breed Mexican, what does that make me? Cause I maybe Irish white or whatever on the outside but on the inside, I SIDE with them.
Mary

Warren, OH

#20 Sep 15, 2008
Ms Taletha wrote:
<quoted text>
Good, Mary. They NEVER stop vocalizing their demands. We need to jettison the terms that have been pounded into our head when we vocalize our demands.
Racist, bigot, Nazi, hater, Xenophobe, KKK.....
I laugh really hard when they come off with all those childish, simple-minded names. Do they think we're so stupid we don't KNOW what we are and what we are not? lol lol lol They are truly like little, spoiled rotten BRATS. They really think if they call us ugly names, we'll back off and let them take over our nation!! They really should have educated their people more, so they didn't have such a "toddler mentality". They had NO idea how strong we Americans are when we're pushed far enough, did they?? lol lol lol Let the games begin!
squawman

Buena Park, CA

#21 Sep 15, 2008
Jimmy Burke wrote:
Filthy race mixers and traitors should be shot.
C'mon Blueblood, we'll show you, your bloods as red as ours.
Mary

Warren, OH

#22 Sep 15, 2008
Ms Taletha wrote:
<quoted text>
Good, Mary. They NEVER stop vocalizing their demands. We need to jettison the terms that have been pounded into our head when we vocalize our demands.
Racist, bigot, Nazi, hater, Xenophobe, KKK.....
And they wonder why we focus so much on the mexicans. They're always the ones whining with snot running down their faces!! They're always the ones screaming "racial profiling"...too stupid to realize there are three races on this entire planet...and mexican ISN'T one of them!

Since: Feb 08

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#23 Sep 15, 2008
squawman wrote:
<quoted text>My wifes an Apache half breed Mexican, what does that make me? Cause I maybe Irish white or whatever on the outside but on the inside, I SIDE with them.
Do what ever you wish!

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